The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Monday pledged to revamp the economy and restructure the country if elected president next year.
Kwankwaso, who spoke during an interview with journalists in Jalingo, also pledged to prioritise education.
The former Kano State governor explained that his government would create an enabling environment for small businesses to thrive and empower women and youths to stimulate the economy.
“We will boost local production and check the importation of goods and services that can be sourced locally. These and many more are the issues putting pressure on our currency.
“You wake up every day to discover that the value of foreign currency the previous day was better than today. This is what a responsible government must address; otherwise, it will be difficult to see an end to the economic crisis that we are in today.”
On his stance about restructuring the country, Kwankwaso said he would work closely with the National Assembly and stakeholders across communities, to start restructuring from the grassroots upward.